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Question National Geographic Camera Bags

Anyone had any experience with these? I am considering the National Geographic Earth Explorer Medium Shoulder Bag (NG 2475). I have found them online, but have yet to see one "live". Are they large enough for a DSLR and mini-cam? Is the padding adequate for moto travel? Also, some of the reveiws I have read that a laptop will fit, and yet other reviews say that it is too small. This bag costs about $100US, so I don't want to make a mistake!
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National Geographic vs Samsonite

I have a small National Geographic bag (Earth Explorer Shoulder Bag - Small) that just holds one DSLR and some memory cards but no extra lenses etc.
I would not use it on the bike because the padding is much less then on my (bigger) Samsonite camera bag.
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Thanks Jan,
That is the one I was looking to purchase, just larger. I mainly want a bag that can hold both a digital SLR and minicam. Right now I have a separate bag for each and it gets a bit cumbersome when I am out and about.
I looked at your web site and I have spent quite a bit of time in the Netherlands. I use to do air traffic control software for Central Europe in Maastricht in a previous life. Great country you have there! My wife and oldest son are planning on spending some time in Amsterdam this summer. Here's hoping spring comes early for you this year!
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